Hands On Next Generation IPTV Networks

5-day training course on unicasting, multicasting and streaming of IPTV, with live labs on protocol analysis and QoS troubleshooting

Detailed Course Modules

Architecture of NG IP-TV

IPTV service profile; Architecture of an IP TV system; Content of an IP Head-End; Function of IP Access; Enabling Technologies; VLANs; Multicasting; Video Encoding; RTP Transport; Hands-on Implementing PC IP-TV client and Server

Access and Ethernet Services

Ethernet Protocol; Hands-on Examination of Ethernet Protocol Capture; Switching; Spanning Tree: STP and RSTP; Hands-on Configuration of Spanning Tree; VLANs; IEEE 802.1Q; Hands-on Configuring VLANs; Layer 2 Multicasting; IGMP; IGMP Snooping; Hands-on Monitoring Layer 2 Multicasting

Core Routing

Selecting Routing Protocols; OSPF Routing; Metrics; Areas; Load Sharing; Hands-on Configuration of OSPF in Core Network


Multicast Addressing; Multicast Routing Protocols; Dense-Mode and Sparse-Mode; Source Tree and Shared Tree; PIM; Hands-on Implementing PIM Sparse Mode; Hands-on Monitoring Multicast Streams

Quality of Service Considerations

Video service quality demands; Queuing Mechanisms; Differentiated Services Code Points; Weighted Fair Queuing; Hands-on Implementing QoS


Resilient design; Calculating availability; Improving availability; Redundancy; Aggregation; Alternate routing; VRRP and HSRP; Hands-on Implementing Aggregation; Hands-on Implementing HSRP

Signalling and Content Delivery

Signalling program connection; Service Advertising Protocol; Session Initiation Protocol; SIP-Proxy Implementation; Hands-on Implementation of Programme selection

Security in IP-TV

Restricting Access with Registration Protocols, Source Security, Firewall Considerations, Hands-on Implementation of Security countermeasures

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